Tales From The Field

SharePoint War Stories

May, 2007

  • Windows XP SP1 and SharePoint 2003 Hotfix Trouble

    SharePoint users at my customers' site were complaining the other day that any Office 2003 documents would not load from a SharePoint 2003 site through IE 6. In fact IE would just freeze up and then have to be closed with extreme force. All other non...
  • MOSS and TempDB

    Had lots of questions recently asking how MOSS uses Tempdb in SQL Server 2005 because we need to work that info into our farm designs and plan for performance and capacity. Right now, the answer is 'I dunno'- not for sure anyway. There is nothing MOSS...
  • Fox IT launch 64 bit pdf ifilter for MOSS

    Foxit PDF IFilter is designed to help users index a large number of PDF document and then quickly find text within these documents. The PDF document include files, emails with attachments or database records. Download here : http://www.foxitsoftware...
  • MOSS and SQL Mirroring - Advice from Technology Specialist

    Bill Baer has started a series of blogs on the subject of SQL 2005 Mirroring as one solution for failover and disaster recovery. Part one covers and intro and the basic concepts in excellent technical depth. You can find the article here : http://blogs...
  • SharePoint 2007 Performance White Paper

    I don’t know about everyone else out there but something I get asked all the time about MOSS is to provide some indication of performance on hardware platforms. Well HP have (once again) done the donkey work for us and produced a fairly comprehensive...